Looking to uncover all that Central Colorado Springs has to offer? Get to know this neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Cajun/Creole restaurant to a tapas bar.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Central Colorado Springs, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Springs Orleans
Topping the list is Cajun/Creole spot Springs Orleans. Located at 123 E. Pikes Peak Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 443 reviews on Yelp.
Shrimp or crawfish etouffee, chicken and andouille sausage gumbo, red beans and rice and fried catfish are among the menu options.
2. Odyssey Gastropub
Next up is Odyssey Gastropub, situated at 311 N. Tejon St. With 4.5 stars out of 464 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
The menu features burgers and sandwiches such as Buffalo chicken and French onion steak, as well as macaroni & cheese and chicken & waffles. It also serves wine, beer and specialty cocktails.
Tapas bar and New American spot Shuga's is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 702 S. Cascade Ave., 4.5 stars out of 1,137 reviews.
In addition to craft cocktails, beer and wine, Shuga's features a hot roast beef sandwich, spicy Brazilian coconut shrimp soup, a roasted pork loin and pork belly sandwich, salads and appetizers.